Mountain Biking Ireland: Ballyhoura

When I first heard that the 2011 Singlespeed World Championships (SSWC) would be held in Ireland, I immediately marked down the date on my calendar hoping to make it to the race during my European tour. Unfortunately, I was unable to make the schedule work for the race, but I still wanted to go ride …

MTB Euro Trip: Lugano Downhill

After spending a month in Italy, we were anxious to get across the border and into a new country. We were also a little behind schedule to get to Le Tour de France, so we decided to take a train from Lake Garda to Lake Como, where we would cross into Switzerland and head to …

MTB Euro Trip: Mountain Biking the Dolomites

Editors note: Andrew and Matt are two Americans who recently left their jobs and headed to Europe to tour around on their mountain bikes for a few months. Their plans include seeing a stage or two of the Tour de France, taking in some beautiful scenery, riding some trails, and finishing up at Oktoberfest in …